Is NYCHA doing enough to fight the coronavirus pandemic?
NYCHA says it is deep cleaning its buildings, but some residents aren’t satisfied with what they’re seeing.
Upper East Side NYCHA tenants sue as new development looms
"It’s unbelievable that we have to live this way."
What would a Green New Deal for NYCHA look like?
Sorely needed maintenance, energy retrofits, climate proofing, and good quality jobs for residents, for starters
Brooklyn NYCHA complex to sell air rights in first-of-its-kind deal
The deal is expected to generate $25 million for repairs, but the complex has an estimated need of $159 million over the next five years.
As heat season begins, NYCHA needs $3B to upgrade heat and hot water systems
Advocates are pushing city and state lawmakers to fast-track capital funding to address the agency’s utility needs.
NYCHA mixed-income infill projects ‘appear stalled:’ report
The authority’s infill program is facing an uphill battle, says a new report.
NYC pol questions NYCHA’s readiness for the next superstorm
The city’s fiscal watch dog is calling on NYCHA to update New Yorkers on how it’s better prepared for storms like Sandy
NYCHA fighting a ‘losing battle’ against elevator upkeep
The agency projects a $1.5 billion need to maintain public housing lifts
NYCHA blasted for ‘string of failures’ with post-Sandy repairs on the LES
A Lower East Side lawmaker demands greater oversight of federally-funded Sandy work at public housing complexes
Most NYCHA developments suffered heat and hot water losses this winter
87 percent of NYCHA apartments faced heat or hot water outages during the winter, new data shows
NYCHA wasted millions repairing roofs covered by warranties: audit
The agency spent millions of taxpayer dollars on fixes that should have been free
NY blasts ‘cruel’ HUD proposal to evict immigrants from public housing
The city slammed the rule as "weaponizing immigration status"
NYCHA left dozens of lead-poisoned kids in their contaminated apartments: report
NYCHA contested lead test results in 88 units by city health inspectors
How Bill de Blasio’s housing record stacks up to his ‘working people’ platform
Housing issues have dogged New York City’s mayor since day one of his administration
New HUD rule could force NYC families from public housing
"The only thing this proposed rule would do is potentially make another 22,000 to 25,000 families homeless"
NYCHA air rights eyed by private developers
Several developers have been working with lobbying firms to help them secure valuable air rights from the city’s public housing stock.
City may demolish and rebuild two NYCHA buildings in Chelsea: report
The project, part of the Mayor’s ten-year plan to resolve $24 billion in repairs, would bring profit to the embattled agency
Manhattan BP sues city over plan for private housing at NYCHA complex
The city has "illegally circumvented" the typical land use review, according to the lawsuit
Long-delayed development at NYCHA site pulled after 14 years
Residents and local officials invested in the future of Harborview say they had no idea NYCHA had called the development off
NYCHA will X-ray for lead paint at 135,000 apartments
The city aims to test up to 7,000 apartments per month to reach its 2020 deadline
Trump budget proposal would slash NYCHA’s operating, capital funds
The proposal for FY2020 would eliminate the Public Housing Capital Fund
Manhattan BP threatens ‘legal remedies’ against Upper East Side NYCHA project
The Holmes Towers project is subverting the typical land use process and denying key feedback, officials say
HUD reportedly selects ex-prosecutor as NYCHA federal monitor
Bart Schwartz worked with former mayor Rudy Giuliani and has ties to Gov. Andrew Cuomo
NYCHA concerns dominate heated Gowanus rezoning meeting
"Fix our homes before you rezone. We said this for the last two years," said one public housing tenant
As NYCHA braces for federal monitor, residents and advocates question the deal
"If the federal government, the state really want to help, they need to put the money where their mouth is"
NYCHA, HUD reach tentative deal for more federal oversight
A HUD-appointed federal monitor would oversee the embattled authority
NYCHA stares down a federal takeover
The city’s housing authority may undergo a federal takeover if it fails to reach an agreement with HUD.
NYCHA claims top spot on annual list of NYC’s worst landlords
This is the first time that the watchlist has included public housing.
NYCHA problems have serious implications for NYC’s economy: report
A report from the RPA illustrates that all New Yorkers have a stake in seeing to it that NYCHA gets the repairs its residents deserve.
City announces plan to resolve $24B of NYCHA repairs
The 10-year plan will make vital repairs and will allow for development on underutilized NYCHA land.
NYCHA enlists private developers to oversee repairs, daily operations
The city has announced a plan that puts private developers in control of 62,000 public housing apartments.
Settlement between NYCHA and city rejected by federal judge
A judge determined that the settlement didn’t put enough emphasis on enforcement.
More than 35,000 NYCHA residents already facing heat and hot water outages
Winter hasn’t even arrived yet and tenants are suffering through the cold.
City announces ‘major improvements’ to NYCHA heating units ahead of winter
Several developments have been given new boilers and there are 50 new heating technicians
NYCHA housing conditions deteriorated while city’s rental stock improved
Conditions in NYCHA buildings were found to have little to no improvement since 2014.
City considers more market-rate housing on ‘underutilized’ NYCHA land
A shift in policy could bring in more revenue for the beleaguered agency
NYCHA parking lot in Hell’s Kitchen could get hundreds of luxury apartments
Originally, the city had committed to building a fully affordable housing project at the site.
NYCHA has more than a lead paint problem to contend with
Agency officials detailed several other concerns at a monthly board meeting on Wednesday
Mayor De Blasio commits $80M to combat NYCHA’s lead paint problem
The administration will hire private contractors to examine 150,000 NYCHA apartments across the city.